The Oakdale High football team reaped the rewards of a dominant run through the Valley Oak League this past fall.
Out of shape and rusty, Ripon High senior Andy Yciano was in his comfort zone once he hit the mat in a dual meet at Lathrop High Wednesday.
Karleasha Thompson is fast.
Ripon High's girls basketball team is undefeated through four games, and it is doing it with defense.
Robert Orantes got the offense going with defense.
Like the 300 Spartans in the Battle of Thermopylae, the Lathrop Jr. Spartans' junior varsity youth football squad went down with a fight.
It took 8 minutes, 29 seconds for Downey's girls basketball team to score its first points in a nonleague contest with East Union Monday.
Brendon Curtright went undefeated with a clutch pin.
The Nomads Soccer Club is fresh off two successful tournament runs.
MODESTO - John Fenech was the hero for Modesto City Classic co-host Beyer High on Thursday.
This time the East Union boys basketball team finished what it started.
Weston Ranch's girls basketball team could not climb out of an early hole in an 80-67 loss to the Christian Brothers Tournament host Thursday.
Lathrop High's wrestling squad won the final four matches to stun visiting Escalon 41-35 in a nonleague double-dual meet hosted by the Spartans on Wednesday. Chavez of Stockton was also present but did not face Lathrop due to time constraints.
The new and improved Shalane Jackson has a little more bounce to her step, plays with a little more fire in her belly and displays a little more touch in her shooting stroke.
East Union High's wrestling team nearly came away with two victories in a non-league double dual hosted by St. Mary's of Stockton on Wednesday.
Manteca High's boys and girls swim teams both finish the year 4-4 in the Valley Oak League with wins in their regular-season finale Friday at East Union.
Errors and lost opportunities came back to haunt Sierra in its first-place showdown with Oakdale on Friday.
Lathrop High's track and field program continued its breakout season Thursday with a varsity split at Sierra, while its frosh-soph teams remain undefeated in the Valley Oak League with one meet to go.
Yok Jing Ma and Mike Lopez went out in style - and as Valley Oak League champions.
Mark Carganilla had already earned an academic scholarship and was accepted by Pacific University with an eye on the private school's popular exercise science program.
Only one goal was scored the last time the Southern League's reigning girls soccer co-champions met.
Ilena Rivera's hat trick powered East Union to a 3-0 win at Central Catholic on Wednesday, and the victory clinches a second-straight outright title in the Valley Oak League for the Lancers.
Weston Ranch junior Jordan Severin didn't know he was going to get the starting nod until about 30 minutes before throwing the first pitch in Wednesday's Valley Oak League tilt with visiting Kimball.
The East Union track and field team won at every level in a Valley Oak League dual meet with visiting Central Catholic on Wednesday.
Yok Jing Ma won't get another crack at Kimball standout Garrett Chun.
The tone was set on the first race of the day.
Central Catholic, East Union and Oakdale boast the most accomplished boys golf programs in the Valley Oak League, but the player all others are chasing represents none of those schools.
Only the clock could stop Manteca from scoring in its 9-0 victory over visiting Lathrop on Monday, but the efforts to support young Destiny Herrera is ongoing.
As a multi-sport athlete from the Central Valley who also excels in the classroom, Sierra High senior Hunter Johnson can relate to California Maritime Academy men's basketball head coach Bryan Rooney.
Ripon High senior Nick Sharp successfully defended his championship at the Tracy/West Invitational on Monday, winning a card-off with three other players who finished 1-over-par 73 at Tracy Country Club.